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Meaning of OUTPUT

Pronunciation:  'awt`pût

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  production of a certain amount
  2. [n]  final product; the things produced
  3. [n]  what is produced in a given time period
  4. [n]  signal that comes out of an electronic system
  5. [v]  to create or manufacture a specific amount; "the computer is outputting the data from the job I'm running"

OUTPUT is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: end product, output signal, outturn, turnout, yield
 See Also: body of work, create, crop, harvest, line duty, line function, make, oeuvre, printout, produce, product, production, production, sign, signal, signaling, throughput, work



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Out"put`\, n.
1. The amount of coal or ore put out from one or more mines,
   or the quantity of material produced by, or turned out
   from, one or more furnaces or mills, in a given time.

2. (Physiol.) That which is thrown out as products of the
   metabolic activity of the body; the egesta other than the
   f[ae]ces. See {Income}.

Note: The output consists of: (a) The respiratory products of
      the lungs, skin, and alimentary canal, consisting
      chiefly of carbonic acid and water with small
      quantities of hydrogen and carbureted hydrogen. (b)
      Perspiration, consisting chiefly of water and salts.
      (c) The urine, which is assumed to contain all the
      nitrogen truly excreted by the body, besides a large
      quantity of saline matters and water. --Foster.

Computing Dictionary

data transferred from a computer system to the outside world via some kind of output device.

Opposite: input.

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